The Ministry of Public Security launched a heavy punch to crack down on cybercrime from January to October and arrested more than 60,000 suspects.
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, 14 Nov (reporters Xiong Feng and Gao Lei)-reporters learned from a news conference held by the Ministry of Public Security on the 14th that in January 2019, the Ministry of Public Security organized and deployed public security organs throughout the country to launch a "net 2019" special operation to crack down on cybercrime. As of 31 October, a total of 45743 cases involving the Internet had been detected and 65832 suspects had been arrested.
It is understood that at present, with the rapid development of Internet technology, traditional crime accelerates the transfer of non-contact crime with the Internet as the medium, and the number of Internet-related crimes, the scale of victims and social harm continue to surge. The "net 2019" special action carried out this time, on the one hand, focuses on the key points, opens the way, innovates and implements the ecological attack strategy of network crimes, and strives to eradicate the online soil on which network crimes depend for survival in an all-round way. To crack down on and curb illegal and criminal activities to the greatest extent; On the other hand, in accordance with the requirements of the modernization of the national governance system and capacity, we should actively promote the improvement of relevant policies, laws, mechanisms and measures in conjunction with relevant parties. We should further standardize the order of cyberspace from the source and prevent and control the illegal and chaotic phenomena of the network.
As of 31 October, a total of 2868 cases of infringement of citizens' personal information had been detected, 7647 criminal suspects had been arrested, 1361 hacker cases had been detected and 2133 criminal suspects had been arrested. 21933 cases of online fraud were detected, 22743 criminal suspects were arrested, 5797 cases of online gambling were detected, 9490 criminal suspects were arrested, 2406 cases of Internet pornography were detected, and 4512 criminal suspects were arrested. We have cracked a series of typical cases of key and hot spots of concern to the people, eliminated a number of criminal gangs that used "dark networks" to resell citizen information, and destroyed a number of science and technology companies that provided technical and data services for "routine loans." Cut off a number of illegal production, sales of pinhole cameras and other secretly photographed equipment of the black industry chain, wiped out a number of criminal networks for the manufacture and sale of rape drugs.
At the same time, public security organs carried out security supervision and inspection for more than 170000 times against Internet enterprises and Internet units, cleaned up more than 4.45 million pieces of illegal and harmful information, closed more than 600000 network accounts, and interviewed and rectified more than 37,000 relevant websites and APP37000 times. Administrative investigation and punishment of 91000 times.
Zhang Hongye, inspector and deputy director of the Network Security Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security, said that in view of the current grim situation of high incidence of network crimes, the network security departments of public security organs will continue to deepen the "net 2019" special action. We will maintain a high-pressure situation of cracking down on all kinds of network violations and crimes, resolutely safeguard the vital interests of the people, comprehensively enhance the ability and level of comprehensive management of network security, and strive to create a safe, clear, harmonious and stable cyberspace. At the same time, the public security organs remind the broad masses that they should establish a legal awareness of surfing the Internet, be vigilant in the face of all kinds of illegal and criminal information on the Internet, report to the public security organs in time, avoid falling into the trap of lawbreakers, and cause personal and property losses.